IPL 2021: Delhi Capitals are charged up to take on Hyderabad!

Ricky Ponting, head coach of Delhi Capitals along with Rishabh Pant, the captain discuss the game plan and activities ahead of the first game of the season remainder

The Rishabh Pant led Delhi Capitals to go against Sunrisers Hyderabad in their first encounter of the IPL remainder today. The match will be played live from Dubai International Stadium. Before that, firstly the head coach Ricky Ponting and Captain Rishabh Pant engage with the audience via a virtual press conference. Secondly, they are discussing the atmosphere in their training camp and thoughts on their first game.

The tournament was played in parts. First in India and now in UAE. Ricky Ponting says it’s quite unusual. Firstly, there was a gap too so it’s been a disruptive series so far. As a result, the camp started off well in UAE. Now the team is trying hard in the practice session to get back. Then, addressing the tournament before it got suspended, the captain of the Delhi Capitals mentions that the previous competition counts but as a team, the squad chooses to focus on the present match and they do not discuss the previous games.

Rishabh Pant mentions that his role as the captain doesn’t bother him as a player. Every day he learns something new. Rishabh Pant would not want to change anything but will try to put in 10 to 15 percent extra effort to cross the line.

Speaking of the challenge against the Sunrisers Hyderabad, the Head coach says that Kane Williamson and Rashid Khan are really good players. They have been dangerous for the Capitals squad!

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